Internet Helps Drive Launch of New Atlanta (GA) Church

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ATLANTA, GA (January 13, 2009) – More than 600 people attended the launch of The Courageous Church on Sunday, says Shaun King (accompanying photo), who refers to himself as the “Facebook Pastor.”

KingMost of the people learned of the Evangelical Covenant Church congregation through a strong Internet campaign that included numerous postings on Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, YouTube, and multiple blogs. The campaign also drew the attention of the national media, including Forbes Magazine and The Today Show.

Click here to see additional photos from this celebration event. To read an earlier Covenant News Service story on the church and its efforts that raised $21,000 through the use of social media to benefit an Atlanta school, click here.

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